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The Fraser Institute

January 18, 2016 08:30 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: Who Really Pays When Governments Increase Corporate Tax Rates? New Study Coming Tuesday, January 19

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 18, 2016) - On Tuesday, January 19, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining the effects of increases in corporate and payroll tax rates in Canada.

While activists continue to advocate for increases in corporate taxes as a means to deal with current fiscal challenges, The Effect of Corporate Income and Payroll Taxes on the Wages of Canadian Workers, calculates the monetary impact of such a policy on the average worker.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Tuesday, January 19 at 5:30 a.m. (EST).

Charles Lammam, director of fiscal studies at the Fraser Institute, will be available to media from Toronto.

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Contact Information

  • For interviews with Mr. Lammam, please contact:
    Aanand Radia
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
    (416) 363-6575 Ext. 238